Rahat Husain is a world renowned columnist with the Washington Times Communities and with CDN News. With an interest in America and Islam, Rahat is a prolific writer on contemporary and international issues.
He is also the Advocacy Director at UMAA Advocacy. Mr. Husain previously served as the Executive Director of the IIC, while managing its American Leadership Initiative for Muslims and the Honors Gemstone Internship Program. For the past six years, Mr. Husain has worked with Congressmen, Senators, federal agencies, think tanks, NGOs, policy institutes, and academic experts to advocate on behalf of Shia Muslim issues, both political and humanitarian.